International Instructors Course Paris

The weekend of November 26th-27th ITF France is organizing an IIC with the ITF Technical Committee in Vincennnes, Paris at the sports complex of INSEP where all the national and Olympic teams of France are training on regular basis. GrandMaster Hector Marano (Argentina) will conduct the lessons together with GrandMaster Lan Ung Kim (Germany) and Master Paul McPhail (New Zealand).


About 250 participants from 19 different countries will attend this IIC. Also ITF-Belgium is well represented, with 20 black belts from different affiliated schools: Master Frank Vanberghen, Annick Van Driessche, Eddy Van Damme, Virginia Dionisi, Yves Pollefeyt, Tom Van De Sijpe, Stefan Hendrickx, Andreea Musca, Wim Vermandere, Benito Martinez, Gonzalo Escribano Tejerina, Daniel Kampff, Esther Meulemeester, Marnic Ketels, Jan Lauwereins, Leen Walraeve, Arnaud Verschelde, Kevin Vlaeminck, Jorge Nunez, Margaux Pollefeyt. Also our friends from GD Luxembourg are represented with Hardy Viktor and Jan-Philip Wassenaar.


Day of Taekwon-Do

Twice a year ITF-Belgium organizes the Day of Taekwon-Do. The second seminar of 2016 was held in Jambes, Centre Sportif Adeps, Sunday November 6th, with 10 instructors conducting classes for 112 participants, who were divided into groups according to their age and degree. Participants came from all schools affiliated to ITF-Belgium and ITF Luxembourg.

After the warming-up juniors and seniors followed classes in sparring (Patrick Crevecoeur, V°), tul (Annick Van Driessche, VI°), power breaking (Jan-Philip Wassenaar, II°) and hosinsul (Erik Van Hoeck, III°), while some of the black belts had the opportunity of having private tul sessions with Master Frank Vanberghen (VIII°) and Eddy Van Damme (VI°).

The instructors for the children were Tom Van De Sijpe, IV° (special techniques), Jan Lauwereins, I° (hosinsul), Yves Pollefeyt, VI° (sparring) and Virginia Dionisi, VI° (tul).

All participants received a certificate.